Seven members receive honors
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
March 5 - 12, 2013
Amanda Luoma finishes eigth in smallbore; West Virginia wins team championship
Competition begins Friday with smallbore and concludes Saturday with air rifle
2013 (Junior Season) Shot season best with a score of 584 in smallbore and personal best of 593 in air rifle at NCAA qualifier... Won individual WIRC conference championship with a score of 581 in smallbore and receiving individual conference championship honors in air rifle... Finished eighth place in smallbore at the NCAA Championship... Received top honors in Purdue invitational... Fired a score of 591 in air rifle against Nebraska, Nevada and UTEP on Nov. 11... Placed third overall at Camp Perry Open... Finished second overall with a score of 592 in air rifle competition at Withrow Open.
2012 (Sophomore Season) Smallbore First Team All-Conference... Air Rifle Second Team All-Conference... Came in third for smallbore at NCAA qualifier with score of 578... Took fourth place at Camp Perry Open Rifle junior match... Fired an air rifle score of 584 against Nebraska, good for second... Finished second in smallbore at Morehead State with a 576... Placed second with a 585 in air rifle against Morehead State on Oct. 9.
2011 (Freshman Season) Competed in 11 events ... first-team WIRC All-Conference in smallbore and air rifle ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... season-high of 579 in smallbore rifle against Army, Akron and Rose Hulman ... season-high of 586 in air rifle at the Withrow Invitational and against Akron and Rose Hulman ... season-high aggregate of 1,165 (smallbore 579, air 586) against Akron and Rose Hulman.
2010 (Summer) Finished second at the 2010 NRA smallbore 3-position national match at Camp Perry, Ohio.
Shooting Experience Captain of the VFG Cougars Rifle Team ... Junior Metric National Outdoor Champion ... Junior/Civilian/Women's National Outdoor Champion ... 2008-10 National Rifle Association Sectional Winner ... Master Rank in outdoor conventional position and international position smallbore indoor ... Expert Rank in metric position indoor, outdoor conventional prone, metric position outdoor and international air rifle.
Maplewood High School Captain of the bowling team ... named most valuable on the squad with high average.
Personal Daughter of Roger and Angela Luoma ... has one brother, Tyler ... enjoys shooting, hunting, bowling and 4-H ... plans to attend veterinary school after graduation ... greatest sports thrill was finishing 2nd overall at the 2010 NRA smallbore 3-position national match at Camp Perry, Ohio.